On the fourth Sunday of the month, from 9:00 to 10:30 AM, the Vipassanā Saṅghā convenes a Sutta-based discussion on meditation practice in daily living. Open to all interested in the study of foundational Buddhist practice.
General Reference Materials Resources:
The Progress of Insight (http://ahandfulofleaves NULL.files NULL.wordpress NULL.com/2011/12/the-progress-of-insight_mahasi_nyanaponika_1965 NULL.pdf) (Visuddhi Ñāṇa Kathā), First Edition (1965) translated by Nyanaponika Thera with the original Pāḷi text.
Concept and Reality in Early Buddhism (http://ahandfulofleaves NULL.files NULL.wordpress NULL.com/2012/02/concept-and-reality-in-early-buddhist-thought_nanananda_1971 NULL.pdf) by Bhikkhu Ñāṇananda
Sutta Central (http://suttacentral NULL.net/): Early Buddhist texts, translations and parallels
More about Sutta Central here @ Sujato’s Blog (http://sujato NULL.wordpress NULL.com/2013/06/04/the-new-suttacentral-is-live/)
Is There a Method?
Discussion on whether the Dhamma is a philosophical theory intended for monastics of another time, or a timeless experiential practice.
Sutta Reading: Atthinukhopariyāya Sutta (http://ahandfulofleaves NULL.files NULL.wordpress NULL.com/2013/06/sn-4-1-15-8_35-153_atthinukhopariyaya_is-there-a-method2 NULL.pdf)
“The Simile of the Dart”
Sutta Reading: – Salla Sutta (http://ahandfulofleaves NULL.files NULL.wordpress NULL.com/2013/05/sn_4-2-1-6_36-6_sallasutta NULL.pdf)
This weeks discussion will be on the distinction between suffering of the body and suffering of the mind.